Armin Koller, MD

  • University education at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster.
  • Dissertation on “Skeletal Age and Growth Prognosis in Children with Lower Leg Deformities”
  • 1991-1998: Surgical training, implying general surgery, neurosurgery and general orthopaedics.
  • Since 1998: Board certified orthopaedic surgeon
  • Special training at the 'Department of Technical Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation' (WWU): Conservative and surgical treatment with emphasis on congenital lower leg malformations, neuromuscular disorders, amputation medicine and diabetic foot syndrome
  • Since July 2008: Chief of Division of Technical Orthopaedics, co-chief of Interdisciplinary Diabetic Foot Centre at Mathias-Hospital Rheine, Northrine-Westfalia, Germany

National Guideline Work

  • Committee member for "Rehabilitation after major lower leg amputations"
  • Taskforce member for "Risk stratification, shoes & orthotics in the diabetic foot syndrome"


Course Director

  • Annual course "International Course on The Neuropathic Osteoarthropathic Foot ", Rheine
  • Annual course "The neuropathic foot", German Foot and Ankle Society, Münster
  • Biannual course “The Charcot foot”, Society for Foot and Ankle Surgery, Aachen (with R. Springfeld)
  • Editorial Board Diabetic Foot and Ankle
  • Fuß und Sprunggelenk (German Foot and Ankle)
  • North American Travelling-Fellowship 2001, sponsored by Section of Technical Orthopaedics, German Orthopaedic Association
  • Ilizarov Award of Excellence at the 5th Annual International External Fixation Symposium 2009, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio


Medical Societies

  • German Orthopaedic Association
  • Association for Foot Surgery
  • International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • German Foot & Ankle Association